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Manchester United: Tributes Pour In For The Lost Busby Babes

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 18: A statue of Sir Matt Busby stands in front of a giant mural commemorating the famous Busby Babes on the front of Manchester United's football stadium at Old Trafford on January 18, 2008, Manchester, England. Manchester United fans will be marking 50 years since the Munich diisaster with various events in the UK and Munich. The mural depicts the United team lining up before their European Cup game with Red Star Belgrade before the disaster at Munich airport on February 6, 1958 which claimed 23 of the 44 passengers on board. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Fifty-nine years ago today, on the 6th February 1958, the ‘Busby Babes’ Manchester United team was torn apart following the Munich air disaster. The ‘Busby Babes’, managed by Matt Busby, were a team of young and remarkably talented players. They had come through the United ranks and gone on to win back-to-back league titles in 1955/56 and 1956/57. However, the …

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Manchester United Boss Mourinho Somehow Defends Mata’s Reckless Tackle On Vardy

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United gives instructions during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on February 1, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 win over champions Leicester on Sunday afternoon, however one incident in particular has sparked much debate: Juan Mata’s late tackle on Jamie Vardy.  Despite the instigator of the incident, Mata, admitting he was late and ‘lucky’ not be sent off, his manager, Jose Mourinho, has taken to deflecting criticism away from the player and …

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The Winners And Losers From An Amazing Premier League Weekend

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You couldn’t have predicted on Friday that we would have been treated to such a dramatic weekend of Premier League football with only Arsenal’s trip to Chelsea promising entertainment. However, one of the highest scoring game-weeks of the season brought controversy, high-quality football and some shock results. Winners: Chelsea Is what we’ll be writing by late April… Antonio Conte’s charges …

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Five Quick Conclusions As Manchester United Punish A Woeful Leicester Performance

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United (C) celebrates with team mates Ander Herrera (21) and Juan Mata (8) as he scores their first goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Shaun

After defeats yesterday for both Arsenal and Liverpool, it was imperative Manchester United collect all three points at the home of the champions. Leicester made a decent start and United struggled to break down Claudio Ranieri’s side but two quickfire goals shortly before half-time from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent the Reds on their way. Juan Mata added a third …

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